Adult Services

Supporting Adults with Disabilities in their Pursuit of Independence.

The Crystal Springs Adult Program offers specialized programs, therapies and services to adults, ages 22 and older, with intellectual, developmental and physical disabilities, vision and hearing impairments, complex medical conditions and behavioral challenges.

Linda cooking in the kitchenOur collaborative, multi-disciplinary team consists of Residential, Day Habilitation, Nursing, Psychology and Case Management professionals who share information and strive to develop individualized services that meet the unique needs and learning styles of each person, while stressing individual strengths, encouraging personal decisions and promoting independence in all areas.

Comprised of Day-Habilitation Programs and the Adult Residential Program, the Crystal Springs Adult Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF), a national accreditation agency that provides independent assessments of human service agencies, certified by the Department of Developmental Services and licensed by the Massachusetts Division of Medical Assistance and Washington D.C.

Assonet Bay Life Skills Environment

The Crystal Springs ABLE Day Habilitation programs provide individuals with a variety of opportunities to develop life skills and receive the therapeutic support necessary to maximize their daily functioning. While services are tailored to meet each individual’s specific needs and preferences, skill development focuses on social interaction, communication, sensory-motor integration, self-care and fine and gross motor coordination.

Residential Living

The Adult Residential Program offers a variety of unique, personally-decorated community homes and living spaces. This year-round program provides 24-hour awake staff coverage, where individuals are supported in making personal choices and informed decisions regarding all aspects of their lives.

Focus is placed on the improvement of functional living skills, the completion of daily routines, the attainment of individualized goals, the promotion of health and well-being, the exploration of personal talents, hobbies and interests, and fully accessing the surrounding local community.

For more information about our Adult Program, please contact Novene Powell at 774-855-3347 or